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BJP releases list for Andhra, Arunachal Pradesh assembly elections

The party has declared the names of 123 candidates for Andhra Pradesh and 54 for Arunachal Pradesh.

lok sabha elections Updated: Mar 17, 2019 18:04 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah and other BJP leaders during the central election commitee meeting to discuss key issues about selection of candidates for the Lok Sabha elections, at BJP headquarters, in New Delhi on March 16.(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)

The Bharatiya Janata Party released a list of 177 candidates on Sunday for the assembly elections in Andhra Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh.

The party has named its candidates for 123 seats in the 175-member Andhra Pradesh Assembly and for 54 seats in the 60-member Arunachal Pradesh Assembly, according to a statement.

The assembly elections for both Andhra Pradesh and Arunachal Pradesh are due to be held on April 11 along with the Lok Sabha elections.

Among the more prominent names is that of Pema Khandu, the current chief minister of Arunachal Pradesh, who will be contesting the assembly elections from the Mukto assembly constituency.

Below is the full list:

First Published: Mar 17, 2019 17:37 IST